After 28 weeks of discussion in 82 meetings, the U.N. Atomic Energy Commission this week finally sent its recommendations to the Security Council. The vote was 10 to 0; Russia and Poland abstained. The road to effective international control of the atom still ribboned away indefinitely into the distance—and the next two sections to be traveled would require unanimity. But the long A.E.C. survey had shown the only likely route.

Greatest Step? In the clearest terms he had yet used, Bernard Baruch told A.E.C. why the U.S. would not yield its atomic know-how...

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